Blended Leadership: Combined Consulting, Operations and Commercial 

The Blended Leadership Programme is great at giving you a wide variety of experiences. On the scheme it is clear that operations, commercial and consultancy all overlap and knowledge of each one helps you in the other spheres. For example, knowledge of the operation will help you when selling Unipart's products and services in a commercial and consultancy environment. If like many you’re not certain of your future career direction the blended leadership programme is perfect for giving you a fantastic variety of skills and help you better understand career options. 

Digital Leadership 

The Digital leadership programme offers you experiences across our Group of Companies, with roles that cover a range of IT disciplines and continuously develop and grow your leadership potential. You will get the opportunity to work in our central IT team and learn fundamental skills in project management, strategic planning, risk management and service management, before joining one of our business IT teams and developing your commercial and customer-focused skills within the context of an outsourced IT environment. With a focus on Digital leadership, previous experience isn't essential, and throughout the duration of the programme we work with you to develop your technical, commercial and leadership skills. 

Our graduate programme is voted one of the best in the UK, and we're really proud of it. It creates opportunities within our logistics and consultancy divisions predominantly in Oxford and across the Midlands, and to make sure we're taken seriously, our graduate salary starts at £26,500 with a guaranteed job with Unipart when you finish. That's worth shouting about.  

We have two programmes for you to choose from: 

Blended Leadership: Combined Consulting, Operations and Commercial and

Digital Leadership (technical experience not essential) 

We provide

2 year on the job graduate training programme

An exceptional network of support

Access to senior leaders

In-depth training in lean tools and techniques

Great graduate employee rewards

A culture that inspires and enables graduates to seek opportunities for continuous improvement in all they do

A guaranteed job on successful completion of the programme

We need

Ambitious, motivated, bright graduates that have the potential to make great leaders. In return we offer a series of challenging placements and training that will quickly accelerate your career here at Unipart. 

Key facts about Unipart’s future leaders graduate programmes:

Organisation: 10,000+ employees across 25 major UK locations and 100 worldwide

Clients: Work with some of the world’s best-known brands

Programme duration: 2 years

Positions available: 12

Location: Placements are predominantly based in Oxford and the Midlands

Eligibility: 2:1 Honours degree (any subject / discipline)

Benefits: £26.5k starting salary + performance-related bonus

Conditional Joining Payment: £1,000

Prospects: Long-term career prospects as one of our future leaders

"When we recruit graduates, we see them as the future leaders of our organisation. We look for motivated, engaging and driven individuals, who can lead by example and want to make a difference from day one." 

John Greatrex - Unipart Group HR Director

Employers constantly tell us that there is nothing that impresses them more than a graduate who has properly researched the company and really knows why they want to work there - so make sure that you tell them in your application that you have read-up all about them on TheJobCrowd and so you really know what makes that company great and why they are right for you. It will help your application, we promise!

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Oxford & Midlands


Dawn Maskens or Ruth Filor
01865 384078
Unipart Head Office, Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2PG